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Established in Newport in 1869 to help local people build homes, we now help people across Wales and England buy properties and save for their future.
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Our Multi-Unit Freehold Mortgages
  • We lend across England and Wales
  • Up to 75% LTV
  • Mixed Repayment and Interest Only loans available
  • We lend up to age 85
  • Suitable for individual landlord(s) and Limited Company landlords

Multi-Unit Freehold Mortgage FAQs

What is a Multi-Unit Freehold?

A Multi-Unit Freehold or Multi-Unit Freehold Block is a number of properties that are all on one freehold title. 

This could be a block of flats or a row of terraced houses. 

Each property on the title should be a self-contained unit and can be rented out to different tenants.

We would normally expect each property to have independent services such as utilities.

What Is Your Multi-Unit Mortgage Criteria?

The information is intended to give you an idea of your eligibility for our Multi-Unit Freehold mortgages. Meeting the below criteria is not a guarantee of acceptance, your application will also be subject to additional underwriting criteria, credit checks and assessment of a suitable property.

  • England and Wales (including Isle of Wight, excluding Channel Islands)
  • 75% LTV subject to product availability (Minimum deposit of 25% of property value required)
  • Minimum loan: £40,000
  • Minimum property value: £150,000
  • Maximum loan for any single property: £1,000,000
  • Maximum combined loan for multiple Multi-Unit Freehold properties: £3,000,000
  • Please note product specific minimum and maximum loan sizes may apply
  • We can lend on up to 3 properties
  • To mortgage up to 20 properties, please see our portfolio loans
  • We allow up to 4 units within the freehold
  • Minimum Term: 5 years
  • Maximum Term: 40 years
  • Minimum age 21
  • Maximum age 85 at the end of the mortgage based on the oldest applicant
  • Each applicant must be an existing home owner
  • Each applicant must have at least 2 years’ experience as a landlord
  • One applicant/director must have a minimum income of £25,000. Profits from rental are acceptable provided these are verified via 2 yrs SA302’s.
  • For individual landlords, we require a minimum rental coverage of 145% of the mortgage interest payment, using an interest rate of 5.5% OR the initial pay rate plus 2%, whichever is greater.
  • For limited company landlords, we require a minimum rental coverage of 130% of the mortgage interest payment, using an interest rate of 5.5% OR the initial pay rate plus 2%, whichever is greater.
  • We will use whichever is lower out of the actual rental income or the valuer’s rental assessment.

  • Each property should be let under a single Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreement (AST) of no less than 6 and no more than 12 months, with a maximum of 4 individuals on a single tenancy agreement.
How Do I Apply For A Multi Unit Freehold Mortgage?

Step 1: Make an Enquiry

The first step to getting a Multi Unit Freehold mortgage is submitting our enquiry form.

Step 2: We’ll Call You

After submitting your enquiry, you can usually expect to hear from us within 2 working days.

During this initial phone call we will discuss your requirements and set up an appointment with one of our Mortgage Advisers. Our Mortgage Advisers are available for telephone or branch appointments, with evening and weekend appointments available.  

Step 3: Your Mortgage Appointment

During your appointment, your Mortgage Adviser will provide you with information on the products available and answer your questions on a non-advised basis. If you wish to proceed, they will help you submit your application.

Start the process today by making an enquiry:

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I’m A Mortgage Broker – How Do I Submit An Application For My Client?

Please see our Intermediaries website for details of how to submit a mortgage application to us:

Broker Applications

We are currently working on new Multi-Unit Freehold mortgage products with a view to launch shortly.

All our mortgages move onto our Standard Variable Rate after the initial rate period. Our Standard Variable Rate is currently 5.49%. If our Standard Variable Rate changes, your monthly repayments could go up or down. 

Loans available to persons aged 21 or over and are subject to status and valuation of a suitable property, over which security will be required. All lending will be subject to appraisal of the financial standing of the applicants.

Most Buy-to-Let Mortgages (investment type property loans) are not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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